NorthPark Closed Saturday After Accidental Fire

NorthPark Center announced on social media just before 3 p.m. Saturday that the shopping center will be closed for the remainder of the day because of residual smoke from an accidental fire.

The shopping center said the fire was about 1:30 p.m. in the Eataly construction space on level one of NorthPark Center. The shopping center was evacuated, and the Dallas Fire Department quickly extinguished the fire.

Retailers and restaurants with outdoor entrances remained open.

On Saturday around 1:30PM, there was an accidental fire inside the Eataly construction space on Level One of NorthPark…

Posted by NorthPark Center on Saturday, September 12, 2020

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Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at

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